Story: Meteorites

Meteorite falls and finds in New Zealand

This table lists the two meteorites that have been seen to fall, and those that have been found, in New Zealand. Full information about falls and finds around the world, including technical details on each meteorite, is given in the Catalogue of meteorites, published by Cambridge University Press.

Using this item

Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'Meteorites - Meteorites in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2022)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006